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Born: Mar 13, 1921

Date of Passing: Jul 09, 2003

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PRIMROSE DURNIN Primrose Durnin of the Cornwallis District east of Brandon passed away on July 9, 2003. She was born in Brandon, MB March 13, 1921. Primrose received her education at St. Michaels Academy Business School. Her working career included: Wawanesa Mutual, McLaughlins Business Machines, C.P. Express, Brandon General Hospital, and Western Diesel Fuel Injection Co. After her retirement, Prim enjoyed a variety of volunteer activities in the community. Included: King George School, the Cancer Clinic, Dinsdale Home, Christmas Cheer, and volunteering at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. In recent years Prim took pleasure in the fellowship of friends and neighbours by participating in recreational activities such as the kitchen band, cards, quilting, bingo, and puzzles. Prim thoroughly enjoyed long walks where she marvelled at the beauty of nature around her. Prim shared her generous spirit, positive attitude and radiant smile with one and all. She is remembered with love by family and friends. Primrose is survived by her daughter Dell; son Doug (Cheryl) granddaughters, Ainslie and Susan; sisters, Gladys Wilson, Margaret Nadler, and Irene Wilkie (Les) sisters-in-law, Eileen Connon and Jean Connon. She was predeceased by her parents, James and Helen Connon; brothers, James Mearns, Keith Connon, and John Connon; and sister Alice Brandon. The ceremony to celebrate Prims life will be held at Memories Chapel, 330-18th St. N., Brandon, on Monday, July 14 at 2:30 p.m., with Lydia Glawson officiating. Friends who wish may make a donation in the memory of Primrose to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, 3-824-18th St., Brandon, MB R7A 5B7 or to CancerCare Manitoba, ON109 - 675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V9. Expressions of sympathy can be forwarded to Arrangements are with Memories Chapel and Pre-Planning Centre, 727-0330.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 12, 2003

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